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hannity.com. and newt.org. see you here monday. have a great weekend. have a great weekend. thank you for being with us. >> it is an arizona state crime to be in the country illegally. the governor says the bill works to solve a crisis. >> i have decided to sign bill 1070 into law because, though many people disagree , i feel it's best for arizona. we cannot stand idly by as kidnappings and violence compromise our quality of life. >> today, protesters condemned
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the new law and took to the streets in arizona. critics say the law will lead to racial profiling. and just before the bill was signed, president obama called it misguided. but in other news, across the border in mexico, deadly violence continues. hours ago, in juarez, mexico, gunmen ambushed, and killed six police officers and a 17-year-old girl. and now, former governor sarah palin is here from eugene, oregon. >> governor, good evening. >> hey, greta. how are you? >> i'm very well. i understand you have been on the road. but you started your day in tennessee, in a courtroom. you testified today? >> i did. i testified in the trial, the incident that occurred on the v.p. campaign trail. >> under subpoena, the prosecutor called you up and said, we have to have you come
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down here, you are part of the prosecution of the case and we need to you testify? >> absolutely. my daughter bristol and i both were subpoenaed. we answered the subpoena, got on the stand, told the truth t. wasn't a real traumatic or dramatic thing to be up there, telling the truth and seeking justice. >> was it a bid awkward? people have no idea what to expect. you are called to the witness stand. did you feel nervous at all? >> you know, it's funny, i told todd beforehand, i never get nervous before a speech or anything. but this morning, i was a little bit nervous because there was that unknown out there, never having been on the witness stand, know knowing what to expect, not having seen the courtroom or the setup of the courtroom. but right away, i felt at ease. great attorneys, very nice people all around. knoxville people were absolutely awesome to us and so hospitable, so that right away, it was a comfortable thing to do. >> were you disbrilled by the
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defense? what was the approach to you when the defendant's lawyer cross-examined you? >> perhaps there was an attempt to grill. but there wasn't a lot of grilling that could be accomplished because, to me, the case is quite cut and dry. did the college student hack into my emails or not? did he disclose personal, private emails for the world to see, or not? he did. he had already admitted that he did. so this was at this time process to, in seeking justice, to find out what his punishment would be. an illegal act like that that is quite disruptive. it is -- there is a reason that it is illegal. and we will see what the jury decides in the next couple of days. >> you know, every time, when i talk about this, people think there would be a giant crowd in the courtroom and no seats in the room. was there a crowd, knowing that the former candidate for the vice-presidential ticket was showing up?
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did you get a full courtroom? >> it was a full courtroom. a lot of nice people from there in tennessee. not a nerve-racking thing to be in front of them, either because it was really, you know, just a matter of being up there and telling the truth. so it wasn't an unpleasant experience. >> take me back to how you found out. going back on the campaign when you found out your account had been hacked? who told you? and what were you told? >> i was in a michigan hotel room, with todd, watching a news program. and all of a sudden, my email address and contacts and emails and family pictures were flashing across the screen. we turned up the volume and the new was that my personal, private email account had been hacked. the news show was exposing the contenteds of my email account. and right about that time, one of the campaign managers entered the room with a secret service agent and said he had bad news to share and confirmed what i suspected he would tell me. and that bad news was that, yes,
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the private email accounted was hacked. the world was looking at the contents of my and my family's emails, our contents, our contacts. and we needed to shut it down immediately. there began a lot of disruption in the campaign, disruption in communications with my children, my family, the kids' caretakers. that wasn't a pleasant few days there. >> you know, we combed everything about your background. everybody did. everybody's talking about it, trying to find out all sorts of things about you. email fist seem rather private. did you feel violated? is it different -- we dig through everything of yours. is it different to have your emails dug through? >> yeah, it certainly is, greta. i was the recipient of personal, private emails. friends sharing personal thoughts and feelings with me. family members sharing with me via email things that were never for public disclosure. and yeah, this was the
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equivalent of somebody going into your home and rummaging through your letters or your mail and your mail box, opening everything up, stealing it and go exposing it to the rest of the world. absolutely, a violation. a violation in terms of those who were trusting of me to hold on to their personal emails with confidence. i felt very, very bad for the other victims in this. >> now, in the courtroom today, you must have seen the defendant, right? looked across and saw him at some point? >> glanced over there, yeah. >> all right. he's -- you know, i realize that -- you feel invaded by what he has done and if in fact he did do this, if in fact, he is guilty of this. he is 22 years old. was there any thought that he did wrong in your view, but, descru any sort of empathy or sympathy for him? >> well, what the email hacker did, per his admittance later on
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was try to find things in a campaign to derail a presidential election. and, you know, that's pretty major. that's like back in the day, literally physically breaking into a campaign office to find something to discredit or -- or humiliate a candidate so that they could derail a candidacy. this is what the equivalent to this case is. as for, if you are leading into a question about the level of punishment that is appropriate, of course, that's in the judge's hands. that's not for me to decide. but, you know, it's -- it is not a proper thing. it is not a decent thing, fair or ethical or legal thing to get into a candidate or anybody else's personal private email or snail mail and try to find something on the person and disclose it without their permission. >> i don't in any way dispute the seriousness of it and how horrible people feel violated. maybe it's a defenseman in me.
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you get the crime and you quiet gikted and have you to look at punishment and you look at different things of punishment and you look at the severity of the crime and derailing a presidential campaign or trying to is certainly serious, invading privacy is certainly serious. his age -- 22 is a lot different from 22 or a lot different from 16. i am thinking what it is like for you, sitting 15 feet away from him in a courtroom, what it felt like to you? >> well, you know, greta, one thought that did go through my mind are how wise are his attorneys to allow this get to get as far as he does in this trial without pleading to something? because he admitted that, yes, he was the hacker, and being able to move on with his life. instead, they dragged it out this far from frontav i jury for the jury to decide his guilt or innocence. it makes you wonder if he had very smart attorneys around him, bringing it to this point where he is facing, you know, some
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pret teserious consequences when perhaps at the very beginning, this could have been resolved had his attorney its advised him to just, you know, fess up, tell the truth and take relatively speaking, minimal punishment and then he could move on. >> that is, indeed, a serious crime. it's an incredible invasion of one's privacy and everybody you communicate with because it's not just the original target. perhaps this will send a message, it is not a prank. it's a crime. let me move on to one other issue. go ahead? >> i was going to say, the ripple effect, i hope people would keep in mind, if they are team offed to steal somebody's mail and distribute t. the ripple effect, the senders of the email, all of their contact information, their email address, phone numbers, that had to be changed, businesses, personal addresses, it was quite, quite disruptive for many, many people. there was a negative ripple effect.
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>> indeed. i hope everybody gets the message that it is a crime and people will be prosecuted for it. now to the other question. big question, governor jan brewer in arizona has a big immigration issue on her hand, illegal immigration issue. i am wondering, how tough is it as a governor to try to get the federal government to help you out of a jam? they have passed a bill. they have the attention of the federal government, but it has taken this far for the government to say, look, we are going to try to do something about illegal immigration. but what's the difficulty for a governor? >> well, in this day and age when it doesn't seem there are a lot of federalists in the federal government, understanding 10th amendment rights and states' right, it is difficult to have the good communication and working relationship between the feds and the state government in order to best serve the people whom you are to be serving. so more power to jan brewer for deciding that she was going to take on an issue and it is a states' rights issue and she was
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going to decide with her lawmakers what they it could do to tackle this huge issue of immigration problems. as a governor, you know, i faced the same thing. when i was governor of alaska and had to sue the federal government over the abuse of the endangered species act with president bush and having to buttheads with president obama over the stimulus funds, when i vetoed some of the stimulus funds that came to our state and that veto was overridden by the legislature. but there is always that good, healthy conflict between the state and the federal government. but a state governor has got to make sure that they are remembering who they are serving. it is the people who hired them, their state voters. and they do what is best for the people who did hire them. sometimes that is in conflict with the federal government. but jan brewer, i think in doing the right thing for her constituents in standing up for her state and now it's a mattered of working with the feds to kind of mesh with the
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mission that they are on to make sure that this immigration reform that she wants to work on, that due respect is given to the state in this case. >> it's a very important issue. i think now, the state of arizona finally has the attention of the federal government. and so we will see what happens as they -- as the days and weeks go on. thank you, governor. >> thank you. >> next, big excitement this week with g.m. and the obama administration. g.m. paid back the taxpayer loans lent on the automaker a year ago so the automaker did not go belly up. but tonight, there is a bit of a snag. have you heard where g.m. got the money to pay off the loan? that's the bad part. and news of three states fighting the feds over health care. in minutes, an attorney general, a state senator and a state house speaker. they are all here. and they all have different battles with different problems going on the -- onned with the federal government.
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>> greta: okay, good news and bad news. good news, g.m. said it paid back bail-out from american people in full. great news, huh? the bad news, it paid back bail-out using bail-out money. joinings live is the author of noted abc news.com. is that true? could they have paid back the bail-out money with bail-out money? >> it's one pot going against the other one. when the federal government took over g.m. and bailed it out, part of it was a loan and part was special money set up in esco account. they didn't know how much cash g.m. would need. what happened here is g.m. said we don't need the extra cash so we will use the escrow account to pay off the loan. so they celebrate and said we have paid off the tarp fund and paid off the loan, but it's just moving from one pot to another.
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is anybody saying that's lame? oops? nobody is embarrassed or shame? >> the point they make is the administration says it shows that g.m. is getting back on the feet. >> it wasn't with earnings. not let's go out and make malibu look decent after many years of not looking decent. they didn't jazz it up to sell it like hotcakes. >> it was g.m.'s money and they could do what they want. >> greta: it was our money. >> it was in the esco contract. >> greta: our money given to them because we have an equity share in their country. >> 61%. >> greta: 61%. they used it to pay us back on the loan. >> ultimately the only way the taxpayers are made whole on this if the g.m. stock goes up so the investment does well enough. >> greta: and the u.s. senator who was all over this, like a wet suit, is chuck grassly, good old
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senator grassly from iowa. he doesn't like that we paid ourselves back. >> the ranking republican on the finance committee asking the treasury department to explain this. the treasury department had to approve the use of the money even if it's moving one pot to anotheanother. he is alleging that there is a political point in this. that the administration has interest in making bail-out not a dirty word and if they show the bail-out worked well, that is good for them. >> greta: it mate have a political impact, i'll let the democrats apsz republicarepublican -- democrats and republicans debate that. but when they say we paid back the loan and set up fireworks but it turns out it's the other money that belonged to us they paid us back with. i can't imagine american people don't feel had. >> you can say the public has been had, but maybe not as had as they might have been.
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>> greta: could have been worse. >> it could have been worse. treasury secretary said tarp in total means a loss to taxpayers of $87 billion. big numbers but some thought it was $500 billion. >> greta: wouldn't it be nicer if the vice president said -- i like the vice president. i pick on him because he's out front on this but said where the money came from, instead of acknowledging they pay us back with the money. >> there is a legal argument this is their money and they can do whatever they want and calculations where the finances will be. g.m. was running ads on this as well. they're -- >> greta: how can they run ads on this? next to toyota it looks good. that's the way. >> they want to show they turned a corner. >> greta: with your money! >> certainly. we own the company. there is no doubt about that. 61% is owned by the federal government, by the u.s. taxpayer. we do well and taxpayers do well. >> greta: come monday. great idea to run the ads. rick, thank you. >> thanks. >> greta: next, got stimulus takes a -- government
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>> greta: a good friday night question: do you like paying for porn for your government employees? how about paying government workers $220,000 a year to look at porn? it turns out senior staffers at the securities and exchange commission spent hours and hours and hours, maybe even days on your dime looking at pornographpornograph. yes, these are s.e.c. workers. they just finished internal
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investigation and the results are not good. i thought the last segment was band yours is worse. what is going on? >> greta, first, i want to know where is your computer so i can borrow it before i leave. >> greta: to look through it, see what you can find. >> exactly. obviously, the securities and exchange commission there were individuals doing things not related to their job as far as i can tell. that's looking at very interesting adult videos while they were at work. >> greta: this is so outrageous. these are people who are supposed to prevent us from having a meltdown. they're so busy to look at porn and now we have the president suggest we create an outside agency to watch over us. now we have to create a new agency to get them computers to look at porn. i have don't know. >> the government solution is we can't get it done in government, let's go outside of government and have a whole new bureaucracy where it will be equally as hard to fire people.
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this is the problem with government agencies. it's extreextremely hard to fir people. >> greta: how can you not fire someone? one guy on the list is a senior attorney, not even a junior attorney, senior attorney. >> making plenty of money. >> greta: over $220,000 probably. at the s.e.c. headquarters in d.c. spent eight hours a day looking at porn or downloading it when he was hard drive got too big on the computer. why not -- he should be thrown out, i think actually this guy did quit. send him to the bar. if you send them to bar -- this is stealing taxpayer money. do a criminal investigation to see whether we paid for it. whether he cost for the porn site. >> part of the culture of the government bureaucracy. it doesn't matter which party is in control or who is in the white house. these are executive level agencies that are vast and in order to fire somebody it has to make its way all the way up the chain of command. everybody has to check themselves. >> greta: this is given sane. >> b -- this is insane.
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>> but it's a c.y.a. machine. you don't have the same profit pressure as in private business, where if you are not making money you go under and people pay. >> greta: you cannot tell me that the people who are looking at the porn, that their supervisors didn't know about it. if they didn't know about it, the supervisors should have known about it. i would clean house all the way up. >> don't get rational. this is washington. a lot of times they don't know about it until they do and when they do they have to check every box and when they eliminate somebody make sure it doesn't come back to haunt them. i know a lot of people working in the vast government bureaucracies, i live in washington. this is a story they tell me all the time. this guy should be out, this woman should be out and we can't get rid of them. >> greta: worry about other problems and maybe we should clean house and be more einitiate government and cut spending. think of 9.7% unemployment rate and people across the country trying to make payroll and trying to pay their own bills and then we
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have the federal government paying for people, the government workers up to $220,000 a year looking at porn. hard not be outraged. >> it's frustrating. i don't blame you. all i'm saying is it's part of the culture of washington. when you have so many agencies that are never going to go out of business because they don't have to make money. >> greta: well, i hope the people raise hell on this one somehow. anyway, david. nice to see you. >> good to see you. >> greta: next, news tonight in the fight between several states and government over healthcare. wisconsin, oklahoma, florida all have news and you hear from the wisconsin attorney general, speaker of the house and the florida state senator. plus, campaign and then senator obama promised no tax hikes to the middle class if he were elected president. will he keep the promise or finger crossed behind his back when he said that to you? stay right here. thanks to the new venture card from capital one,
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>> greta: three almost civil wars almost what else but healthcare. first stop, wisconsin. j.b. van holland wants to sue the fed but he needs approval from the wisconsin state assembly or wisconsin state senate or the wisconsin governor. so far, well, the wisconsin senate house and governor all say no. so, now what? wisconsin attorney general j.b. van hollen joins us live. good evening, sir. no from the assembly, senate and the governor? >> it is. we're 0-3, greta, but the good news is we're not out of time. as i mentioned on your show before, the part of the law that is the most egregious doesn't go into effect until 2014. in wisconsin, we're going to have a new governor in a few months. so i think there is still a great possibility. but we're going to be on hold until the first of the year now in wisconsin. >> greta: you have democratic governor right now and the republican governors have
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been more angst to go after the healthcare bill. tell me what is the race like for governor if you think you might have a new governor by november? >> the incumbent isn't running so he won't be there. there are two republicans and a democrat running and the polls are close. political climate not just in wisconsin but nationally the prognosis for one of the republicans getting elected is high. both of them made it very, very clear they would give me the approval to file the lawsuit, and so hopefully one of them will get elect and we'll be able to proceed after the first of the year. >> greta: is there any ability for you, could you go and represent yourself? not as the attorney general but any other vehicle to get wisconsin into this litigation not that it matters tremendously, because even no matter what happens with the litigation, it affects you whether you're in it or not? >> there really isn't, greta. there are ways for individual
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citizens impacted by the legislation to be able to file a lawsuit but for me individually i wouldn't have standing. i could only do as attorney general. if i didn't do it as attorney general i wouldn't represent the state or citizens of the state. so for me to individually sue wouldn't make much sense. ultimately we have a good chance of being able to get in the lawsuit down the road anyway. >> greta: do you agree that even if you don't get the lawsuit should attorney general prevail, since it's -- that would in a sense invalidate the statue and it would go to your position? >> absolutely. all we have to do is win one case and one federal district. whether it's one of the attorney general based lawsuit or an individual who is bringing a lawsuit in the nation.
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as soon as they found the law is unconstitutionunconstitution will have an opportunity to enjoy the federal government enacting whatever portion of the federal law they found unconstitution unconstitutional, whether it's a small part, half of it or the entire thing. when that is done it will impact all of us. once the law is enjoined from being implemented it will be enjoyed for the sake of the whole nation. we have great representation with others out this but we want to be involved in this for important reasons as well. >> greta: attorney general, thank you, sir. now to the home of the n.f.l. number one draft choice, state of oklahoma. oklahoma attorney general is not suing the federal government, but that is not stopping the speaker of oklahoma state house. house speaker chris pence joins us live. good evening, sir. you want to go full speed ahead i understand and join the lawsuit. >> good evening, greta. yes, we are. we feel like the debate that went on in washington,
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congress ignored a -- the vast majority of americans. so we're going to take up the cause ourselves and try to add to the momentum and try to bring this thing to a critical mass so we can challenge the constitutionality of the federal law. >> greta: so your attorney general doesn't want in. but you want in. so are you going out and looking for the lawyer? >> well, that is correct. our attorney general made it very plain he was, he was really not interested himself in filing suit. he did say he would if we forced him to do so but we felt with that attitude his effort would be lackluster at best so we have chosen to try to go it ourselves. and we will be looking for possibly attorneys out there that they may want to assist or use their own resources. >> greta: practical matter, every oklahoma lawyer who hears it for or against the suit will probably knock on the door after watching tonight and offer to do it at no charge because this is a
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fascinating, intellectual issue for a lawyer. i bet you get 100 lawyers volunteering to do it at no charge. >> i respect we'll have a lot of interest in this. >> greta: what is your governor's view on this? >> i had not had a discussion with the governor about it, so i'm not sure what his position is at this point, but we will find out, because we do have a piece of legislation moving through the process. that would call for opt out of the federal healthcare law. it has a piece to allow legislature to pursue it on its own. the government will have a chance to -- go ahead. i'm sorry. >> greta: remind, is the governor democrat or republican in your state? >> our governor is democratic governor. >> greta: that's why you're not speaking to him much, as i look at politics in this country.
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>> actually, greta, to be honest, we have a good relationship with our governor. but i don't know how he stands on this particular issue. >> greta: speaker, thank you, sir. we'll be watching. >> thank you. >> greta: now to florida, where floridians are about to vote directly on healthcare. not through the politicians in washington. the florida state senate and house passed resolution the citizens vote on in november. it's proposed state constitutional amendment to ban the government from forcing people to buy health insurance. florida state senator kerry baker sponsored the resolution and joins us live. good evening. >> good evening, greta. >> greta: well now, this is an interesting new twist you put on the november ballot. do -- i mean etch if it is actually voted in favor, do you expect it to have any sort of teeth? or is this mostly ceremonial and to make a point? >> no, no. this is real, greta. this is about challenging the
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unconstitutional healthcare act. what is more important as the fourth largest state, we are a voice to be heard. this was passed in the florida house, florida senate. of course you know our attorney general is bringing suit. so there is a tremendous ground swell of floridians that are demanding health freedom. this constitution amendment will give them a chance to speak their voice in november. it cannot be ignored. >> greta: you know, it's going to be interesting, because your attorney general is spearheading this, filed a federal district court in florida. it should be resolved in the trial court level probably by october. that portion of it. what you have to do is let the interstate commerce clause covers this or doesn't, give authority or doesn't to do healthcare regulation. and then it will go up to the court of appeals and make its way up eventually to the supreme court. meanwhile, how does your amendment change that? how is it different?
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>> different in the sense it makes a huge statement where floridians feel on this issue. as well as it will be a november issue. passed in november and placed in the constitution. can't be rescinded by the legislature and there forever to protect floridians not an against the u.n. constitutional act of the government but protects floridians for the state government that oversteps its bounds. my partner in this, representative scott blanken and i have been working on the issue since last june. there is overwhelming support and we think we are on tremendous sound constitutional ground. i think this will be a game-changer. >> greta: could you have define it by statute and moved it a little faster? >> well, actually, we're working on that as well. to support the attorney general bill mccontrollkoccullu working on statutory piece to give us immediate standing in court and follow it up with a constitutional amendment in november. >> greta: does your statute mirror the statute that is in
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existence in state of virginia? state of virginia has gone its own way and they have their own statute saying that virginia can't compel it. is your statute in florida going to look at the virginia statute? >> it will. it will -- not identical, but the general theme that floridians have the right to not participate in some government mandated program. they have the right to decide for themselves what healthcare plan is best for them an their families. so the intent is identical. >> greta: state senator, thank you, sir. we'll be watching this as well. thank you, sir. >> thank you. >> greta: next, did then senator obama have his fingers crossed during the campaign? and is there now a middle class tax hike coming? or is that just republican scare tactics? report is coming up. and what was donald trump's wife do to him if he pulled a tiger woods? you are about to learn that very answer to that very question, because we have video of donald and his wife together on "the view." this is must-see tv. do not go away.
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>> from america's news headquarters, i'm marianne rafferty. we are learning more about a bomb plot targeting new york subways. saying he was ordered to bam two subways by two al qaeda leaders in pakistan. both died in anti-terror strikes
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in the last year. pleading guilt tote plot and to providing material support to al qaeda. he was charged along with admitted al qaeda associate. the legal problems continue for goldman sachs, shareholders are suing the ceo and other top officers, claiming they didn't keep a close enough eye on deals, involving risky mortgage-backed securities that later went bad t. follows civil fraud charges filed last week, saying that goldman sachs committed fraud for not disclosing vital information about those securities. now back to "on the record." >> greta: president obama about to break a huge promise. according to the new c.b.o. numbers 4 million americans, most middle class, will soon pay a penalty if they don't buy health insurance. is it a penalty, a tax or something different? is president obama violating the pledge not to raise taxes on the middle class? steve moore joins us live,
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economic writer for "wall street journal" editorial page. the penalty for notting hill buying health insurance is that a tax? >> it is a tax. a big break of a big promise the president made in the campaign. the most memorable promise that president obama made in the campaign was if you make less than $250,000 you won't pay a dime more of taxes. under the provision of this bill and what the congressional budget office said today there are 4 million americans who will pay this penalty, individual mandate. it's starting in 2016. what the c.b.o. showed is, greta, the vast majority of the people make $100,000 or less. >> greta: the c.b.o., the c.b.o., the new study today coming out of h.h.s., which is different than c.b.o. paints a bleaker picture of the numbers. >> right. i think the number of people who will be, will have to pay penalty will be significantly higher as well.
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what is likely to happen by 2016, premiums will rise. that means more people won't be able to afford it. the important point is most of the people who respect buying health insurance today they don't buy it because they can't afford it. tough times, people lost jobs and the incomes have fallen. they can't afford to pay it. >> greta: there is a far greater problem. say your health surance is $3,000 a year. >> depends. >> greta: take a cheap one, $3,000. >> that's cheap plan. >> greta: three grand. if you think you are going to be healthy, you better not spend $3,000 on a plan. if you're picked up and caught you pay a $1,000 penalty or if you get sick and suddenly need health surance because it's available regarding of preexisting you buy it at that point. if enough people do it and small businesses do it, they don't buy it in exchange so if people aren't pouring money in exchange, the exchange won't be cheap. it will be expensive so now
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health surance, the price will go up. >> that is right. it's a spiral. what happens is you describe the process well. young people who are healthy aren't going to pay $3,000 or $4,000 for health insurance. they pay $1,000 fine. >> greta: if you are caught. >> then you're right. what is likely to happen is when they get sick they are going to sign up for insurance, that is the preexisting condition. that's why the plan really raises cost of retirement. more sick people in the pool. >> greta: what about the new agency to monitor the markets because over at the s.e.c. -- >> i love this story! >> greta: the s.e.c., the ones who have a job are busy look at porn. >> exactly. >> greta: is that the worst? >> we need a new commission to oversee the financial market because the people are watching porn at the s.e.c. you know, we have -- >> greta: this is insane. it's insane. >> we have seven agencies supposed to be overseeing wall street. i agree with you. >> greta: from watchdog to dog watchers.
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dogs watching porn and we are paying for it. >> we talked about this couple months ago and i never got more response. people are outraged. maybe this is why they never caught the -- >> right! they want to talk about whole new agency when they have people watching porn. go figure. anyway, couldn't resist that one. anyway, steve. thank you. next, the best of the rest. do you know what happened five years ago today? here is a hint. it changed all of us. start guessing. it's massachusetts senator scott brown running for president? 2012? senator brown takes that question head on next. plus, buddy, the german she sperred a hero --ger [ female announcer ] think olay is just anti-aging for your face? new total effects body wash fights 7 signs of body aging,
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>> greta: the top story but here is the best of the rest. is he running? senator scott brown running for president in 2012? don't start making campaign signs yet. >> absolutely 2012 i'm ruling it out. >> maybe some day? >> i'm not going to even jump at that. nice try. >> greta: senator brown says he has only been in office a couple months and he wants to focus on being a u.s. senator. not a bad idea. though there is recent precedent for pressureman senator running for president. happy birthday youtube. five years ago today, the first video was uploaded on
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youtube. the video is a 19-second clip called me at the zoo. up loaded at 8:27 p.m. saturday april 23, 2005. it shows one of youtube's founders at the san diego zoo. we don't have to tell you, since then, the website has exploded. currently there is reportedly 1,700 years worth of video on youtube. this is like something out of the tv show "lassie." german shepherd named bud sky a hero after leading alaska state trooper to a fire at his owner's house. this is what happened. buddy and his owner were working in a shed when chemical explosion set the shed on fire. the owner yelled with the need to get help" and buddy went in action. he went down the road and found state trooper responding to the fire. buddy let the trooper through the winding roads to the fire. the shed was destroyed but the firefighters saved the main house. state police are giving buddy a silver-plated dog bowl for being a hero. finally, two u.s. navy
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seals were found not guilty of charges they didn't stop the alleged beating of iraqi detainee. this case generated major controversy across the country. petty officer second class jonathan keefe and petty officer first class julio huertas were accused of watching as another navvy seal punched a prisoner at u.s. base outside fallujah. the captured prisoner is accused of masterminding the 2004 murder and mutilation of four american security contractors. but today a judge found petty officer keefe not guilty of dereliction of duty. huertas was found not guilty yesterday. the third navy seal accused of punching the detainee still faces trial. we let you know what happens there. you have it. that's the best of the rest. still ahead, could domed trump get a -- donald trump get away with pulling a tiger woods? find out next directly from donald's wife. you know this will be good. [ f] it's red lobster's festival of shrimp...
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>> greta: 11:00 is almost here, flash studio lights. it's time. last call. do you think they can aget with acting like tiger woods? today trump and his wife paid a visit to the ladies of the view. hot topic serial infidelity of tiger woods and what his wife should do now. >> i think a lot of women we put ourselves in elin's position. did you ever done that?
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did you think how would you feel? would you... >> she needs to take care of the children and herself. it's only one life. let him go. let him take care of his stuff and she'll take care of her. that is only thing. >> if donald did it? >> the donald just doesn't tell them. >> only in his dreams, i tell him. >> i was waiting for that one. would you give me three? four chances? >> only in your dreams. >> don't push your luck. >> don't mess with her. that is your last call. lights are blinking and we're closing down shop. make sure to follow us on twitter.com slash greta wire, right now. until then, keep it right here on fox news channel. o'reilly factor is next. good night from washington, d.c.. there is a special guest mond